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Politics on the Pulpit

IRS Failure Gives Religious Groups Free Rein On Political Activity

AP | RACHEL ZOLL | Posted 01.03.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- For the past three years, the Internal Revenue Service hasn't been investigating complaints of partisan political activity by churches, le...

Rabbis Inspire With Words Of Torah, Not Politics

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 11.27.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

There are times when my own congregants will encourage me to speak about a political issue they endorse, but I respectfully decline. I'm not a politician and I'm not a political commentator.

The Torah Is Political. Rabbis Can Be, Too

Rabbi Jill Jacobs | Posted 11.26.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Jill Jacobs

Rabbis should not tell their communities how to vote. But preaching about how to vote is not the same as preaching about what values and priorities ought to be embodied in health care policy.